FTN is seeking an experienced Water Resources Engineer to perform technical duties and manage assigned projects within the field of water resources engineering, with particular emphasis on computer modeling, watershed and floodplain management, and related issues for all areas of work as assigned. This position will be located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The desired candidate will have a Bachelor of Science degree in water resources or civil engineering with 8 to 12 years of relevant experience; or Master of Science degree in civil engineering with 7 to 10 years of relevant experience. Advanced knowledge in hydraulics (multi-dimensional unsteady flow), computer modeling, and floodplain management, usually obtainable through a combination of experience and continuing education is required.
Below are some of the typical duties of this position:
Serves as a staff specialist/consultant in water resources a, hydraulics, and floodplain management.
Performs water resources mathematical modeling (e.g., HEC?RAS, HEC?HMS, and other hydrologic and hydraulic models) including problem conceptualization, selection of computer models, application of model, and documentation under general supervision of Project Manager.
Serves as Project Manager working with others to develop detailed work plans consisting of quality criteria, manpower budgets, and schedules; communicating with clients, outside consultants, and in?house personnel; monitoring project progress; reviewing reports, drawings, computations, model results, and other project documents for technical accuracy, quality, general conformance to project criteria and FTN standards.
Responsible for marketing water resources and floodplain management projects in Louisiana.
Requirements of Position
Bachelor of Science degree in water resources or civil engineering from an ABET accredited four-year college or university with 8 to 12 years of relevant experience
Master of Science degree in civil engineering from an ABET accredited four-year college or university with 7 to 10 years of relevant experience.
Advanced knowledge in hydraulics (multi-dimensional unsteady flow), computer modeling, and floodplain management, usually obtainable through a combination of experience and continuing education is required.
Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record.
Technical competence in the fields of water resources, hydrologic and hydraulic engineering.
Ability to function independently; effective communication skills; and basic management skills.
Certifications, Licenses, Registrations
Registered professional engineer in the state of Louisiana or have the ability to acquire registration within 3 months of employment.
Internal Number: WRE IV
About FTN Associates, Ltd.
FTN Associates, Ltd. (FTN), based in Little Rock, Arkansas, is a multi disciplinary environmental consulting firm specializing in water. For over 25 years, our team of professional engineers, scientists and staff have developed innovative approaches to solving our clients’ problems related to the impacts of human activities on the environment.
Major service areas include water resources, wastewater, permitting, assessments, remediation, and engineering services. Engineering services include water treatment, landfill design, site civil design, remediation systems, hydraulics and water quality modeling.
FTN has an employee-friendly work environment and employee satisfaction is a key component of FTN's success. One of the best indicators of the quality of a company is the average number of years employees have worked there. At FTN, the average is almost 12 years! Employees at FTN are among the brightest, most innovative engineers and scientists found anywhere in the nation. Our company is built on a solid foundation that was formed in 1980, when the company was incorporated. That foundation has grown into a successful business that employs nearly 80 individuals. Along with compe...titive compensation and career advancement opportunities, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and are searching for enthusiastic and innovative people to join our team.